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Real Estate Agent - Duffy Realty of Atlanta & Rainmaker Realty
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As a well-experienced real estate buyer's agent who has represented buyers desiring to purchase a home inside the perimeter of Atlanta, I consider myself an In-town Specialist.   We are definitely experiencing a Seller's market which has been developing rapidly since early 2012. Currently, I am w...
06/27/2012
  Anytime a buyer has a binding contract on a short sale they run the risk of the seller’s lender not approving the short sale.  Having negotiated hundreds of short sales, we’ve compiled a few other situations that all buyers and potential buyers need to be aware of since they could affect the ou...
06/15/2012
  A new report released by the Demand Institute, which evaluates consumer demand internationally, shows that the U.S. housing market has made a turn.   They are predicting that home prices will increase by up to 1 percent in the second half of 2012.  By 2014, prices can increase by as much as 2.5...
06/12/2012
  When you are looking to purchase a home you are working against 3 things: time, other buyers and the seller.    How can the pre-qualification or proof of funds, and pre-approval help with all three?    Let’s start with the pre-qualification, a process that takes maybe 5-10 minutes, can be done ...
02/06/2012
Henderson Place in Alpharetta Georgia is a great Townhome and Cluster Community that is convenient to everything you would expect in the superb area known as Alpharetta Georgia!
11/15/2011
Morris Lake townhome community in Alpharetta Georgia is convenient to shopping, schools and many, many restaurants and entertainment in Alpharetta and Metro Atlanta. With only 30 minutes to downtown Atlanta, you can also enjoy all of the sports teams in Atlanta, cultural events and theater and so...
11/15/2011
Whittington subdivision in Alpharetta Georgia has a great community pool. This video also shows the spacing of the homes and architecture that the builder used in the neighborhood.
11/15/2011
Whittington Sudivision in Alpharetta Georgia is the proud home of many happy residents.   Whittington is the perfect neighborhood for professional and retired folks who want to avoid huge amounts of yard work.  It is conveniently located to shopping, interstate 400 and many large employers in Alp...
11/15/2011
  My question is simple here -   Do sellers believe that it is a listing agent's job to show the house to any buyer whether or not they have an agent?   I have been asking this of my sellers over the last few weeks and I get a "Yes!" And, it is followed up with "Isn't that the job of the agent?" ...
11/13/2011
Okay there are all kinds of theories on how to make people like you but in real estate, I think there are a few very simple principles that can definitely help.   1.  Be on time with phone calls and personal appointments. 2.  Don't interrupt when they are speaking. 3.  Use your voice to express h...
11/13/2011
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